Fog Can't Dampen Opening Day During Del Mar International

Del Mar International World Cup Week kicked off with a bang, despite the stubborn fog.
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Del Mar International World Cup Week kicked off with a bang, despite the stubborn fog.
Mandy Porter and Chaya Cristalle, Winner of the 6 Year Old Jumpers | Photo Copyright Captured Moment Photography

Mandy Porter and Chaya Cristalle, Winner of the 6 Year Old Jumpers | Photo Copyright Captured Moment Photography

October 24, 2013--Del Mar International World Cup Week gets underway Wednesday, and despite the stubborn fog, competition was a perfect way to kick things off.? The Del Mar Arena saw plenty of jumper action, with the 1.10m and the 1.20m classes both boasting exceptionally large turnouts. Over in the San Diego Arena, hunters reigned, while the Durante Arena hosted a mix of hunter and jumper classes.? This show promises to be one of the region's largest and most exciting equestrian events, well-attended by spectators and competitors alike. Don't miss any of the action as the nation's top hunters and jumpers converge on the Del Mar Fairgrounds for Del Mar International World Cup Week!

Highlights From Wednesday:

Hope Glynn on Woodstock and Quinn Partridge on Harvard had some great goes Wednesday, with each horse and rider team earning a first and and a second place in the 3.6 Performance Working Hunters.? In the 5 Year Old Jumpers, Durani S, owned and ridden by Susanna Singlehurst, took the win, and in the 6 Year Old Jumpers, Mandy Porter piloted Chaya Cristalle, owned by Rebecca Lewis, to the blue. Liam, owned by Thunderbird Show Stables and ridden by Laura Jane Tidball won the 7 & 8 Year Old Jumpers.